Project Engineer

Toronto ON
Posted On Nov 19 2019 Dec 19 2019

As an employee-owned company, we take great pride in our work and our successes are consistently rewarded by our clients through repeat business.  Strong leadership, innovative thinking and a solutions-focused approach are a winning combination that has served us well throughout our history.  Our success lies in our ability as a team to blend our diverse expertise to deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients.


In this position you will be able to start a rewarding career and apply your demonstrated education and experience with site safety, surveying, ordering materials, progress charting and reporting to our diverse and exciting construction projects. The Project Engineer is a key project team member, providing support to the Superintendent in the areas of: checking lines, levels, surveys, monitoring requirements, quantity take-offs and material ordering; assisting the Superintendent to plan, coordinate and supervise construction activities; ensuring all work is in compliance with Eastern’s Health and Safety Program and legislated requirements; ensuring the work is in compliance with all the design drawings, specifications, codes and standards;  and, maintains and updates on site as-built drawings.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with strong time management and problem solving skills.


- Site Surveying, Estimating, Record Keeping & Reporting: Ability to accurately provide baselines and levels specific to the project requirements.

Estimating:  Ability to determine the correct requirements for the material and accurately quantify and order materials to comply with the specifications.

Recording Keeping & Reporting: Knowledgeable about and implements Eastern policies and procedures. Quality Assurance and Safety reporting.  Timely and accurate completion of concrete reporting, progress charting, RFI's, site photos, and safety reporting requirements.  Assist as required, the Superintendent with Field Orders, PMO’s, Timesheets and Superintendent Reports.


- Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to motivate people to work towards a shared purpose.  - - -

- Listening, Understanding & Responding: Listens, understands, & responds appropriately to the concerns of others

- Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution: Ability to break down problems & manage conflict by effectively dealing with issues in a professional manner.   Able to proactively seek solutions and escalating issues when needed.


- Building Layout:  Knowledgeable about and capable to perform layout and apply survey principles and equipment to ensure the building construction is within contractual requirements and tolerances. Communicates information to trades and workers, and arranges for and coordinates inspections.  Monitors and verifies subcontractor’s layout.

- Health & Safety: High level of understanding of OHS Act & Regulations and Eastern Safety program and considered a Competent Supervisor under the Ministry of Labour guidelines.  Ability to enforce H & S policies and implement procedures with a "zero" tolerance attitude in order to ensure a safe workplace

- Contracts, Drawings & Specifications: Ability to understand and interpret contract documents, Shop drawings, and Specifications and subcontracts.  Maintains and up dates as-built drawings as required by the project.


  1. Education: University Degree or College Diploma in Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology/Architecture or Construction Management

  2. Experience: Prior work experience including knowledge gained in construction surveying an asset.'

  3. Competencies & Skills:

  1. Innovation - Is good at developing innovative strategies and drawing on creative ideas for Problem solving.

  2. Communication and Interpersonal Skills – Relates well to all kinds of people by managing diverse relationships; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.

  3. Integrity – Adheres to Eastern’s core values and acts in line with those values; is widely trusted and builds trust with all stakeholders by: Being faIr and honest, acting professionally and fostering mutual respect

  4.  Teamwork - works collaboratively within and outside the organization.  Gives opinion, and recommendations, and works to unite the different elements of the group.

  5. Conversant with the use of computers and related software used in the Industry. In particular, Microsoft Office, Auto CAD and surveying equipment.
  6. Organization and co-ordination skills – Makes efficient use of time and resources available to meet project requirements.

  7. Ability to accurately read and interpret contracts documents and perform necessary numerical calculations.


  1. Work Location: Project Site Office


We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Eastern is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.  We believe in integration and equal opportunity.  We are committed to meeting the accessibility needs of people with disabilities and will provide accommodation upon request. 

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